December 19, 2014

DALLAS, TX…TIB-The Independent BankersBank announced the promotions of four officers at its monthly board meeting today.

Bill Becker was promoted to Senior Vice President.  Having joined TIB in 2010, Bill serves as a Relationship Officer.  He is based in Illinois and provides correspondent banking assistance to the community bankers of that state.  He has more than 40 years of banking experience, serving in both community banks and in the correspondent banking industry. Becker has a BS in Banking and Investments from the University of Illinois and is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin. 

Erika Rockett was promoted to Senior Vice President.  She has been with TIB since 2011, serving as a Relationship Officer.  She is based in Oklahoma City and serves community bankers throughout Oklahoma and Missouri.  Rockett earned a BA in Communications from the University of Oklahoma and also attended the University of London in London, England.

Tony Steinkopf was promoted to Senior Vice President.  He joined TIB in 2010, and also serves as a Relationship Officer, assisting community banks in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.  Steinkopf has been serving community bankers in one capacity or another for nearly 30 years.  He possesses a B.S. in Management and Finance from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.

Chuck Hudspeth was promoted to 1st Vice President.  He joined TIB in 2013 and serves as a Relationship Officer, based near Chicago and serving bankers in northern Illinois.  Hudspeth has 15 years of correspondent banking experience, having served in similar roles at both a bankers’ bank and at the federal level. He attended Illinois Central College in Peoria, Illinois.

“We have what I believe to be the strongest and most committed team of Relationship Officers in the correspondent banking industry,” noted TIB President and CEO, Michael O’Rourke.  “We congratulate Bill, Erika, Tony and Chuck on their consistent dedication to taking care of our community banking friends throughout their territories.”

TIB is the nation’s largest and most trusted bankers’ bank, providing correspondent banking products and services to nearly 1,800 independent community banks from coast-to-coast.  TIB is owned by almost 500 of the very banks it serves.  For more information, please contact Greg Todd, Director of Communications at (972) 444-3534.